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Moniuszko, Stanisław

Moniuszko, Stanisław (b Ubiel, Lithuania, 1819; d Warsaw, 1872). Polish composer. Lived in Warsaw from 1858. Cond. Warsaw Opera and prof. at Cons. Regarded as foremost Polish 19th-cent. composer after Chopin. His opera Halka is regarded as first Polish nat. opera (2-act version 1846–7, rev. in 4 acts 1857 and prod. Warsaw 1858). Wrote other operas, none as successful, incl. Straszny Dwór (The Haunted Manor) 1861–4. Composed sym.-poem Bajka (Fairy Tale), 7 masses, a Requiem (1890), and over 300 songs.

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Moniuszko, Stanislaw (1819–72) Polish composer. He achieved renown with his opera Halka, the first Polish national opera.

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